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Arbutus menziesii

Classification

Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Arbutus
                        Specie: Arbutus menziesii

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained lime-free soil in a sunny position

Features: Bright red bark; white flowers in drooping clusters

Uses: Background planting Specimen tree

Zones: 7-9

Description: This tree was named after Dr Archibald Menzies, a British physician and botanical explorer. It is native to the Pacific coast of northern USA and southern Canada where it can reach a height of 90 ft (27 m), however, in cultivation it will seldom attain mo

Growth Habit: Spreading shrubby habit

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